A Manteca woman met two burglars as she entered her kitchen close to noon on Wednesday.
Manteca Police officer John Moody spotted a stolen 1992 Honda Civic near John McFall School on Hoyt Lane about 3 p.m. Wednesday. He and other officers arrested the driver and two passengers for auto theft, and possession of a stolen vehicle.
Two Manteca Police detectives on their way to court in Stockton stumbled on a "roadside drug deal" that netted $10,000 worth of drugs and cash Tuesday morning.
A man was shot on the sidewalk of an East Manteca neighborhood just northeast of Doctors Hospital Monday prompting a citizen to pursue the gunman and two other subjects in his private car as they fled from the scene.
Warming up his SUV before leaving for work Sunday morning almost cost a Manteca man his life.
RIPON - After months of having food and other items stolen from his business numerous times, the frustrated owner of Olde Towne Bar in Ripon finally decided to install video surveillance cameras inside the facility to catch the culprit.
A box of .32 caliber ammunition was stolen from the Bass Pro Shops during the noon hour on Thursday.
Manteca Police canine "Blade" put the bite on two of three residential burglars at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday following the burglary of a home in the 1200 block of Nana Place in the northwest part of the city.
The license plate left at the scene of a hit-and-run crash Tuesday morning led police to the home of the driver on East Edison Street.
Warming up a car for the drive to work once again attracted car thieves - this time in the 300 block of South Union Road.
RIPON - A cockfight in progress interrupted by San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies at a barn in northeast rural Ripon sent several individuals running and hiding in surrounding orchards and in a nearby trailer house.
LATHROP - Lathrop Police are investigating a carjacking incident involving a gun at the Peña's Market on East Louise Avenue just west of the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.
A suspected father and son auto burglary team were arrested by Manteca Police officers that were backed up by the SWAT team in the Mervyn's Department Store parking lot at 1 p.m. on Friday.
At least two of the people who allege to have been beaten up by an off-duty Manteca police officer along with his son and the son's friends at a house party over the weekend officially filed complaints Thursday with the Police Department.
A shuttered auto dealership - with customers' files left for the taking - has raised the concern of Manteca Police officers.
The violent and deadly shootout following a North Stockton bank robbery last week drew hundreds of police officers from throughout San Joaquin County.
STOCKTON - The father of a slain bank robbery suspect said Friday that police in the Northern California city of Stockton acted appropriately when they engaged in a gunbattle with his son.
STOCKTON - Misty Holt-Singh had just popped into the bank, leaving her 12-year-old daughter in the car, when the horror began. An hour later, the mother of two lay dead after a bank robbery and planned hostage-taking spun into a chaotic police chase and furious gunbattle during which two holdup men were killed, authorities said.
Manteca Police Department and investigators from the Delta Regional Auto Theft Team are hoping to raise awareness and prevent auto theft by launching a county wide campaign.
STOCKTON (AP) - Cars and houses were riddled with bullets during a high-speed chase and hostages were thrown from a fleeing SUV after a bank robbery Wednesday that led to the deaths of a hostage and two robbers, police said.
A third suspect has been arrested in the Tillamook Cheese vehicle theft.
In less than 60 hours police solved what turned out to be the biggest vehicle theft ever in Manteca recovering three of five vehicles stolen and making two arrests.
Natasha Marie Archuleta apparently picked the wrong convenience store to not pay at.
It was fast police work from Saturday to Tuesday noon in finding those responsible for the theft and arson of high profile commercial vehicles valued at over $400,000 and parked next to a Manteca hotel in an daring caper in the dark of night.
Three stolen Tillamook Cheese microbuses valued at $300,000 were located in Copperopolis Monday night by a county-wide law enforcement team led by Manteca Police Department officers.
The following is a summary of the significant events the Manteca Police handled during the past week:
LATHROP – All that the 25-year-old man remembered was talking on his cell phone as he went up to the coin dispenser at the Wash Pro Car Wash on Harlan Road.
Two men authorities believe were responsible shooting into a Moffat Boulevard motel on May 9 have been arrested.
Foul play was not believed to be a factor in the death of a man discovered by Manteca Police officers behind a cluster of Main Street businesses Tuesday evening.
Just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday a property owner conducting a search of his property found something that seemed out of place.